Noah Schweitzer

Bioengineering Advisor: Dr. Bistra Iordanova
Psychiatry Advisor: Dr. Minjie Wu

Noah Schweitzer on a mountain

Noah graduated with a BSc. in Nuclear Engineering - Radiation Sciences with a minor in physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2020. Noah is a current fourth year doctoral student in the Bioengineering department under Dr. Bistra Iordanova, Dr. Minjie Wu, and Dr. Howard Aizenstein. His PhD dissertation project focuses on how APOE4 and the female sex contribute to vascular dysfunction in aging. He utilizes mouse models of Alzheimer’s Disease to investigate the cellular mechanisms of this question and translate his findings into human neuroimaging data for clinical applications. He has presented some of his work as a presentation at Brain & Brain PET 2022 in Glasgow, Scotland and as a poster in 2021 and 2023 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, and 2023 Society for Neuroscience Conference. During his PhD tenure so far, he has published one second author paper and has multiple first author papers currently under review.